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SU mourns death of undergraduate

Updated: Nov 8, 2020

The Salisbury University community is mourning the death of undergraduate student Mitchell Coonley.

Coonley was enrolled in courses in the university’s College of Health and Human Services and Henson School of Science and Technology.

Funeral arrangements are currently being prepared, with the family communicating details to friends and classmates, according to a recent email by the SU Student Affairs Group.

Coonley was an active volunteer and taught his passion of skateboarding to young kids, per the email.

Updates will be made as more information becomes available on this developing story.


Support resources are in place at SU for individuals in need of counseling or mental health services.

The SU Student Counseling Center may be reached at 410-543-6070 or

The SU Cares Case Manager for students may be contacted at 410-543-6080 or

The SU After Hours Support Line, available for students, faculty and staff, may be reached at 833-631-1066.



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Featured image courtesy of Ben Lausch.

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